Italy

Venice Film Festival: Organisers sign gender parity pledge

The Venice film festival has followed in the footsteps of Cannes and signed a gender parity pledge.

Cinema

Venice film festival: 75th annual celebration begins

Lights, camera, action: Venice rolls out the red carpet for its Film Festival and Al Jazeera takes a sneak peak at this year's contenders for the Golden Lion.

Cinema

Crazy Rich Asians: Watershed moment for representation?

The film 'Crazy Rich Asians' is the first major Hollywood production with an all-Asian cast in 25 years.

Crazy Rich Asians: Watershed moment for representation?

Europe

007 Elements: New James Bond museum to open in Austria

The Austrian museum, located where much of the latest Bond movie - Spectre - was filmed, seeks to provide both a cinematic Bond experience and break down the magic and show how the films are made.

Arts & Culture

India's answer to Sex and the City stirs debate

Banned in Pakistan and slammed by right-wing groups, Veere Di Wedding is a box office hit, but is it a feminist feat?

Hot and bothered: India's answer to Sex and the City stirs debate

United States

Tribeca film festival: Virtual reality experience steals the show

While experimental filming techniques are not rare at film festivals, the Tribeca film festival is showing innovation in the cinema-viewer's experience.

Cinema

New York's Tribeca festival sees record female feature films

The 17th Tribeca Film Festival includes a conscious effort to bring parity to the sexes in an industry rocked by the Harvey Weinstein scandal and the #MeToo movement.

Arts & Culture

Legendary Lawrence of Arabia actor remembered

Hailed by many as 'The Noble', Sharif would have been 86 years old today.

Omar Sharif: Why Google honours him today

Opinion

How did Iranian cinema go global?

The films of Iran's Amir Naderi brings the world to his homeland, while bringing his homeland to worldly recognition.

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

Opinion

Wakanda is not African, and that's OK

Despite all the appeals to a unitary black identity, Black Panther is still a Western film, shot for a Western audience.

Nanjala Nyabola

by Nanjala Nyabola

Nanjala Nyabola

Uganda

Wakaliwood: The cinematic dream of a Ugandan slum

Slum in Kampala with about 2,000 residents is home to a young and booming Ugandan cinema industry.

Wakaliwood: The cinematic dream of a Uganda slum

Cinema

Oscars quick list - Who won what?

Guillermo del Toro's river creature love story 'The Shape of Water' scoops best picture at the 90th Academy Awards.

Oscars

2018 Oscars: Period dramas vying for best costume

Gearing up for the 90th Academy Awards, Al Jazeera's Rob Reynolds looks at the lengths movie fashion designers go for that extra element of beauty, authenticity, nuance and, fingers crossed, the best costume award.

United States

Women determined to succeed in US film industry

In spite of the current under-representation of women, about half of film graduates are female, and they are determined to make it.